Canada started off with $10M donations to Indian Red Cross to fight COVID

Updated:1 month, 1 week ago

New Delhi, May 11 (ANI): In a fight against COVID-19 second wave, Canadian government has started off with $10 million donations to Indian Red Cross, informed High Commissioner for Canada to India, Nadir Patel on May 11 in an interview with ANI. “The first consignment arrived a few days ago and we'll have another flight arriving with additional supplies in the next couple of days. Canadian Govt started off with $10 million donations to Indian Red Cross. We sent 350 ventilators, 25,000 vials of Remdesivir and 1,450 oxygen concentrators via UNICEF. Outpouring of support and solidarity with people of India in Canada has been special. Provinces of Ontario and Saskatchewan have collectively brought forward 3,100 ventilators,” Patel told to ANI. “A number of private companies that are active in India have stepped up and have donated to Red Cross and other organizations. Several million dollars have come in. We will see more support coming in,” he added.

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